Family Art Workshops

A banner for Family Art Workshops at WheatonArts with Pamela Weichmann. Two images, left to right: A pair of hands press a colorful top hat down onto the carboard portrait. To the right, a marble covered in paint sits on a piece of paper painted with the colorful tracks of the marble.

Have fun creating & learning from home with our Family Art Workshop Collection! 

With over 50 video tutorials to choose from, creating & learning from home is easy with our Family Art Workshop collection featuring Pamela Weichmann! Great for all skill levels & ages, each tutorial has engaging discussion questions & links for further learning.

New videos are added on the first & third Tuesday of every month. Be sure to check back for more fun ideas to try at home! Click the “read more” link under each video for step-by-step directions & material needs.

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Thank you to our sponsor, PNC Arts Alive!, for helping to make these video tutorials possible!
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Meet Pamela

Meet Pamela

Pamela Weichmann is a ceramic artist, arts administrator, and educator. You may have met her running the family activities on-site at WheatonArts! She received her Bachelor of Fine Art at Rowan University and her Master of Science at Drexel University. Her favorite thing about teaching & creating art is the challenge it presents to find new approaches to understanding & interpreting the world around us.

Origami Jumping Frogs

Did you know that some tree frogs can jump over 7 feet in length? Let’s see how far you can

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Paper Beads

Create fun and unique jewelry designs at home! Discover how to create paper beads in five simple steps with this

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Sea Glass Mosaic

Mermaid tears. Beach glass. Sea gems. Sea glass. Whatever you prefer to call them, they have dazzled beachcombers, crafters, and

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Sidewalk Chalk

Looking for some outdoor fun? Learn to create sidewalk chalk at home in just four simple steps! Once the sidewalk

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Homemade Playdough

Enjoy some classic family fun with sculpting playdough! Use this video to help whip up some no-cook playdough that can

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Radial Symmetry Paper Relief Sculpture

Stuck at home and feeling the urge to be creative? Create a geometric design using colored paper! Geometric, radial symmetry

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Monoprints on Plexiglass

Monoprinting is a form of printmaking with lines or images that can only be made once, unlike most printmaking, which

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Craft Stick Characters

Create entertaining characters using inexpensive supplies like colored craft sticks, buttons, and craft felt or paper. Begin with simple wooden

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Cardboard Self Portraits

Create an assemblage that is a reflection of your unique personality! During this workshop, learn to use small, geometric pieces

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Our Family Art Workshop videos are brought to you free of charge. WheatonArts is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to engage artists and audiences in an evolving exploration of creativity. Please help us in continuing to provide low cost, quality programming for our full community by making a donation today. Thank you for your support! 

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